Germany in Autumn
Germany in Autumn (1978)

This provocative film anthology contains nine short fiction and documentary films believed to have had great influence on the development of New German Cinema. Each of the five was directed by a different German filmmaker and are set during… More

Rated: Unrated
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DVD Release Date: May 25, 1994
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Time Out

At its best, the film argues that it's impossible to have a 'coherent' left wing position on terrorism.

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Ted Whitehead
The Spectator

Germany in Autumn, though its contributions are uneven, is a fascinating political symposium, in which the cost of preserving order is anxiously measured against the cost of the order that is being preserved.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

It's sometimes startlingly beautiful, often obscure and confusing, sometimes funny and mostly disturbing, as it should be.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Though events happened over thirty years ago, the film is still relevant, exciting, urgent and mind-blowing.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

It is, of course, wildly uneven (and sometimes insufferable), but there is an urgency and engagement in each of the episodes.

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TV Guide

A compelling and historically significant addition to German cinema, but those unfamiliar with that country's political situation may find it difficult to relate to.

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